Kim Bokamper to Open Sports Bar on Las Olas With Giant TV Screen

Bo's Pub, boasting the biggest TV screen on Las Olas, opened in August 2019.
Bo's Pub, boasting the biggest TV screen on Las Olas, opened in August 2019.
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Former Miami Dolphins defensive end Kim Bokamper opened a sports bar on Las Olas with the neighborhood's largest LED TV screen. Bo’s Pub opened August 4 on the first floor of the Balcony, Bokamper's New Orleans-style eatery that debuted in May 2018.

“We opened Bo’s Pub as a response to guest feedback," Bokamper says. "We've had great success with Bokamper’s Sports Bar & Grill and its five locations, so we brought that same sports bar atmosphere to Las Olas, but with a twist."

The new restaurant's main screen is nearly 12 feet wide by 5 feet high, with dozens more TVs located throughout the 2,000-square-foot space. The menu features pub-style fare, featuring small plates like Andouille sausage served with a savory cabbage and mustard dip ($13) and Cajun-crusted Southern fried chicken fillets served with maple mayonnaise and BBQ sauce ($11).

Larger plates include the Bo’s Pub Burger, topped with housemade bacon jam, beer cheese, pickled serranos, and caramelized onions ($15). Fish and chips tacos pay homage to the British mainstay with potato strings, tartar sauce, lettuce, and tomato ($15). And a Philly cheesesteak is made with sweet peppers, sautéed onions, and a creamy cheddar cheese sauce ($16).

Main plates feature a petit filet mignon ($32); braised short rib with horseradish mashed potatoes ($26); bangers 'n' mash with mashed potato, brussels sprouts, and onion gravy ($17); shepherd’s pie with beef and vegetable stew topped with mashed potatoes ($17); grilled salmon with herb-roasted fingerling potatoes ($25); and a NY Strip served with port wine blue cheese or Celtic whiskey peppercorn sauce ($36).

Beer bucket specials (5 for $15 domestic and 5 for $20 imports) will be available all day, every day. During lunch, Bo’s Pub will feature a weekly special for $9.99, available from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Happy hour takes place from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday through Friday with half-priced drinks and select $7 pub bites that include Bo’s buffalo chicken wings with cucumbers and blue cheese and mac 'n’ cheese balls with parma rosa sauce.

In addition, Bo’s Pub will offer a brunch menu available Saturdays from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and Sundays from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Guests can enjoy signature dishes ranging from coconut-crusted French toast with pineapple compote and maple syrup ($14) to fried green tomato Eggs Benedict. The restaurant will also offer bottomless mimosas and bloody mary’s for $15 per person.

Bo’s Pub. 1309 E. Las Olas Boulevard, Fort Lauderdale; 754-200-6344; bospub.com.

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